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Moonlight Trapped in the Sonata Form?

How can we explain the immense popularity of the sonata for over two hundred years? What makes it so satisfying, so complete? Here we listen to a recent performance of the Moonlight Sonata by pianist Yundi Li from a popular TV-show in Japan. His interpetation is quite traditional with a slow and beautiful rendition of the first movement. But there is another completely different way to interpret it. Which do you prefer? Read more >>

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Author Topic: chopin nocturne, no.2 op.9  (Read 10037 times)
pianofiend
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« on: February 23, 2006, 02:28:43 PM »

Hey everyone, my first post!
Just wondering what grade (ish) this piece is? I've been lead to believe it's 7  (ABRSM standard) but i'm not sure! Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2006, 02:33:25 PM »

http://www.pianostreet.com/smf/index.php/topic,7697.0.html

 Wink But it is your own opinion

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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2006, 02:50:29 PM »

oohh, thanks sissco! what a helpful list  Grin

I've been told it's grade 7 before.. althoughI keep thinking it's lower because i'm finding it strangley easy! hehe

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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2006, 10:13:32 PM »

The search on this site says it's a Grade 6 piece.
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